Course Details

A one-year course that progresses to the new L.3 course in PE teaching. It develops communication, coaching and teaching skills in the concept of Football Coaching ,incorporating the FA L.2 and City and Guilds in Sport. Outstanding highly qualified staff from UEFA A and B Licence coaches and an FA Tutor on site. The staff have also played at a professional level and semi professional level .

Entry Requirements

You must be 16 before 1 September on year of entry, you will require 2 GCSEs at 4-9 or BTEC equivalent . You will also require a level 1 coaching qualification in football. An interview process is mandatory.

Career options

There is an option to progress to a BTEC Diploma or the new L.3 in PE teaching which will give accreditation to apply for the Foundation Degree in Coaching at Chichester University. This pathway is an outstanding start to any coaching career.

Football Coaching Academy Level 2 Certificate

Five highlights

  • 1 Number 1 in the Country for Coach Education.
  • 2 Real life experience with practical assessments
  • 3 Highly qualified and experienced coaches, FA Tutor and UEFA A qualified
  • 4 Good contacts for progression pathways to work
  • 5 Various qualifications

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 07.09.2020
  • FA Football Coaching Level 2 Certificate, C&G Level 2 Sport


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Course code Location Course length Start date
SPO133CF1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 07.09.2020

What you need to know

What will I study?

The programme is 'practically based' and involves knowledge of the game, developing personal football skills and practical coaching. The course will enable you to gain 2 mandatory qualifications: FA L2 Certificate in Coaching and C & G Certificate in Sport as well as a Functional Skill. There will also be the opportunity to undertake the FA Youth Module 2 and FA Disability courses.

How will I be taught?

On successfully achieving this recognised qualification candidates will be able to: * Develop an appreciation of the ethical coaching process * Plan, conduct and evaluate football coaching sessions * Coach basic skills and techniques of football * Promote positive working relationships * Ensure the health & safety of players and others * Develop responsibility for own learning * Demonstrate principles of attack & defence through practices and small sided games (4v4)

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will generally be practically based, however there will be some elements of theory that will be marked.

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